Tag Archives: Bill Watterson

Off to Angouleme

By the time  you read this, I’m on a train heading south for the comics cornucopia that is the Festival of Angoulême. I’ll try to spot some nice ephemera along the way, but I’ll probably be too busy taking it all … Continue reading

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Never imitate the master

Ever wanted to follow in Calvin and Hobbes’ footsteps? Truman and Oscar, by far the most endearing characters from Frank Cho‘s Liberty Meadows, try just that in this strip that Cho created as an incentive for his Kickstarter project, “Drawing … Continue reading

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Watterson draws again, for once

Elusive cartoon superstar Bill Watterson, celebrated creator of Calvin and Hobbes and very much off the radar since that strip’s demise, clearly hasn’t lost his touch. He created the poster for the new documentary Stripped, a feature-length love song to … Continue reading

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A Watterson Rebuttal

Zen Pencils is great, and easily one of the best webcomics currently around. The way Gavin Aung Than selects the quotes and then adapts them in a style that is never even slightly off the mark, is incomparible. And when … Continue reading

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The Coolest Stationary

Letterheady is my new candy of choice, and today it offered this gem. In the 80’s, Bill Watterson  had the coolest stationary featuring a tiger, ever.

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Happy birthday, Mieke

Today is my dear sister’s 40th birthday, and this M.S. Corley illustration is especially for her.  Even as you grow up, don’t lose track of the child in you… (Calvin & Hobbes © 2009 uclick, LLC)

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I’m afraid we may have been getting a bit of Watchmen overload lately (at least it didn’t make me look differently at the original comic, the way the Dark Knight marketing bonanza did), but you gotta love PvP for bringing … Continue reading

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Killing Time At Brussels Airport

While waiting for some family members at the airport yesterday, I managed to spot some comics ephemera where you wouldn’t expect them.  First of all, the quite famous Tintin statue, which was created in 1979 on the occasion of the … Continue reading

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Dear Mr. Watterson

In my pantheon of comic strip artists, Bill Watterson is way up high in the lonely clouds.  He’ll probably be in the company of other insanely great cartoonists (Charles Schulz, Patrick McDonnell, Winsor McCay, George Herriman), but his chair will … Continue reading

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Calvin & Hobbes

For real ! By Nina Matsumoto of Space Coyote. (via Neatorama)

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